Dalston Kingsland – Store 102

36 – 40 Kingsland High Street, Dalston, London E8 2JR

Woolworths originally opened on Kingsland High Street in Dalston in 1921 at numbers 64 – 66. They traded here until the late 1960s (see below on the right).

Dalston Kingsland Woolworths 1939

Dalston Kingsland Woolworths 1939

Source: Hackney Council

This is now a Poundland and vape shop.

Dalston Kingsland Former Woolworths - Poundland

Dalston Kingsland Former Woolworths – Poundland

Source: Flickr

In the late 1960s, Woolworths moved along the road to numbers 36-40, directly opposite the train station. The building was a former theatrical store, but this was demolished to create a purpose-built Woolworths store. One of our readers commented with this photo from Instagram of the store in the 1980s. Look at those oversized letters!

Dalston Woolworths 1980s

Dalston Woolworths 1980s

Source: instagram.com/riocinemaarchive

Closing date is unknown, I am guessing the 1980s but I could be wrong. Today you will find a Hair & Cosmetics shop and a McDonalds.

Dalston Former Woolworths - McDonalds

Dalston Former Woolworths – McDonalds

Source: Loving Dalston


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